Harvard Medical School Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine
Deadline for applications for a July 2019 start is coming up October 1st, 2018.
The Harvard Medical School Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine invites candidates to apply for our NIH funded training program to begin July 1, 2019 for a three year fellowship. This joint program of Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals is searching for postdoctoral candidates including physicians, anthropologists, health behaviorists, sociologists and psychologists, and integrative medicine providers with doctoral degrees who are interested in training towards academic research careers in integrative medicine.
The program is led by research faculty in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School Osher Center for Integrative Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.
Areas of special interest within IM include 1) mind-body therapies, and 2) placebo studies. Other areas of focus and faculty expertise include chronic disease management, obesity and cardiopulmonary health, musculoskeletal health, patient-provider relationship, and healthy aging.
We are pleased to share the recent achievement of a 2018 graduate of the HMS Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, Christina Luberto, PhD. Dr. Luberto was awarded a K-23 from the NCCIH for her project: “Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Delivered via Group Videoconferencing for Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients with Elevated Depression Symptoms”.
This project is a mixed-methods study to adapt MBCT for online videoconferencing delivery for patients with elevated depressions symptoms after a heart attack, and conduct a pilot RCT to assess feasibility and acceptability of the program. The award will promote Dr. Luberto’s training in electronic health approaches for mind-body intervention delivery, qualitative research, and stress physiology and inflammatory biomarker research.